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5 essential ocean-climate technologies

In the race to find solutions to our climate crisis, these marine tools help us get the data to make informed decisions

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WHOI mechanical engineer Molly Curran troubleshoots Blue ROV with Massachusetts high school students during a 2023 robotics course on the Sea Education Association (SEA) sailboat Corwith Cramer. (Video still by Elise Hugus © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
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The coal schooners Frank A. Palmer and the Louise B. Crary sank after a collision off the Massachusetts coast in 1902. They now exist as one intertwined wreck, captured by here side-scan sonar at the bottom of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Featured
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Dive into the amazing abilities of sea birds!
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Ever wonder how birds living at sea survive on saltwater? Without access to freshwater, most animals—including humans—die of dehydration, but marine birds do ju… See more
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From the Summer 2017 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now. A human stranded at sea has a big problem. There is plenty of water around, but none to drink. Saltwater worsens dehydration. But many marine birds—such as penguins, gulls, albatrosses, and pelicans—have built-in water desalinati...
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David Evans
And the work was done at the Mt Desert Island Biological Laboratory in Salisbury Cove, Maine!

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Looking for a stimulating long-weekend read? Whether you're by the water or in the backyard, dive into ocean robotics with the digital version of #WHOI's flagship magazine, Oceanus:

Lan Ngo
Love your story, Amy! Good read to catchup on the robotics and technologies in ocean science! The images in the magazine are beautiful! Especially the cover, looks like an image from a sci-fi movie and you are the main character!!! Love it!❤️👏

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For those who want to read the story that Lan Ngo is referring to:
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Published by Agorapulse  · September 1 at 2:02 PM  ·
September 1 is considered the peak of Atlantic hurricane season. Due to record-warm sea surface temperatures and other factors, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center now predicts 6-11 hurricanes by November 30, and up to 5 of those could become major hurricanes. How do they know?
Forecasting storms is complex, but real-time data from the ocean helps! #WHOI researchers work with partners at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Academy Of Sciences… See more
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In a recent editorial in Science, #WHOI marine chemist Ken Buesseler and Robert Richmond of the University of Hawai'i call for a new approach to marine science and policy, based on Indigenous knowledge and the leadership of Pacific Island nations.
Read their vision for the future of ocean health:
📸: Buesseler in a meeting with Marshall Islands President H.E. Hilda C. Heine and Marshallese officials. He visited the US territory in 2019 to monito… See more

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The combination of last night’s #SuperBlueMoon, plus the remnants of hurricanes Franklin and Idalia (now a tropical storm) are leading to higher-than-normal tides and coastal flooding across the US East Coast.
The ocean’s tides and the moon are intricately connected, and the impacts can be especially felt during a new or full moon cycles. Higher than normal tides– often resulting in flooding– typically occur during a new or full moon, and when the Moon is closest to Earth (c… See more

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The New Normal and not a good one🤔


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#Throwback to the 1902 collision of the Frank A. Palmer and the Louise B. Crary, two coal schooners that now exist as one intertwined wreck, captured by here side-scan sonar at the bottom of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off the Massachusetts coast.
Working with Marine Imaging Technologies and NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries managers, #WHOI researchers Kirstin Meyer-Kaiser and Calvin Mires are evaluating the archeological and ecosystem value of the wrecks, which have been damaged by fishing activity over the past century. A new policy of alerting captains about their location could prevent further disturbance.
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Two boaters pass by in Jökulsárlón, Iceland. (Photo by Rolf Gelpke via Unsplash)
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Masatsugu Shibata, a fisherman near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, is concerned the plan to release the water will threaten his livelihood. (Credit: Noriko Hayashi for The New York Times)
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Delicate jellyfish such as this Crossota alba thrive in the Ocean Twilight Zone, where no wind, waves, or turbulence can tear them apart. In spite of their fragility, these gelatinous animals are often successful predators. (Photo by Larry Madin © WHOI)
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A crushed subsurface flotation sphere is pulled from the Southern Atlantic Ocean in 2018. (Photo by Tina Thomas © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.)
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This Hawaiian proverb, meaning “never turn your back on the ocean” carries a little more weight in the wake of the catastrophic forest fires in Hawai'i this week. Popularized by Olympic swimmer and surfer Duke Kahanamoku, this wisdom has reminded generations to be vigilant around unpredictable ocean waves. It can also be interpreted as having respect for the ocean, and nature in general.
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A Mako Shark in the Atlantic Ocean offshore from Cape Cod. (Photo by Tom Burns, © Boston Globe)
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